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Cultural Resources Specialist (Archeology/Architectural History/Historic Archite

ERG Group
State Farm, Virginia
Closing date
May 30, 2024

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Position Type
Cultural Resource Management
Cultural Anthropology
Full Time
Organization Type
ERG is seeking a Cultural Resources Specialist (Archeology/Architectural History/Historic Architecture) to join our multidisciplinary team of planners and compliance specialists within our Environmental Planning and Impact Assessment service area. This team provides a wide range of planning services to Federal and State clients that require expertise in cultural resources such as archeology, historic architecture, and Tribal outreach and involvement.

This full-time position can be performed remotely or in a hybrid work environment at either ERG's Chantilly, VA, or Arlington, VA, offices. Candidates local to the greater Washington, D.C., area will be preferred since the position requires occasional visits to client sites in the region.

  • Lead team members in understanding and implementing compliance with cultural resource-related statutes, regulations, and executive orders, including but not limited to the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA)
  • Lead NHPA Section 106 consultations with local, state, federal, and Tribal stakeholders and conduct related Tribal outreach
  • Evaluate properties for eligibility on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP)
  • Support or work within multidisciplinary teams in preparing the cultural resource sections of National Environmental Policy Act documents, including Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements
  • Foster positive working relationships within ERG and with State Historic Preservation Officers and clients
  • Lead various research tasks, technical writing, and other cultural resource-related tasks
  • Assist with various aspects of projects such as tracking budgets and schedules, monitoring scopes, facilitating meetings, coordinating deliverables, and communicating with clients
  • Perform desktop-based research and report development and conduct occasional site visits
  • Assist with developing and implementing cultural resource management programs for federal agencies
  • Analyze archeological and architectural resources within defined areas
  • Perform historical research and records searches

Qualifications and Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree in Archeology, Anthropology, Architectural History, or a related field
  • 2 to 8 years of relevant experience, specifically including experience in cultural resource management
  • Must meet the Secretary of the Interior Professional Qualification Standards
  • Must currently hold or be able to obtain a Department of Defense Secret-level security clearance
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to clearly organize and synthesize project findings and recommendations for a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Strong understanding of NHPA Section 106 processes and NRHP eligibility criteria
  • Strong time management skills. Ability to manage and prioritize numerous concurrent projects and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail and critical thinking
  • Ability to develop high-quality, client-ready deliverables
  • Ideal candidates will have experience performing and/or managing Phase I, II, and III investigations
  • Ideal candidates will have some project management experience, including developing project schedules budgets and meeting client goals
  • Ideal candidates will have experience with Federal, state, and/or local consultation and coordination for infrastructure projects
  • Ideal candidates will have the background and technical understanding of cultural and historic resources, water quality, marine and ocean resources, and/or visual resources
  • Educational transcripts may be requested

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